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Country House Retreat

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Sprawling country homestead, with secure fenced yard, offering privacy and peaceful rural vistas
1 of 24Sprawling country homestead, with secure fenced yard, offering privacy and peaceful rural vistas
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Country House Retreat is a unique country homestead set on 50 acres of countryside just minutes from Lakes Entrance and Metung, but a world away from the holiday crowds. You will be swept away by the experience this secluded country home offers –set up for couples, families and friends to enjoy country living with coastal beaches, tourist villages and the magnificent Gippsland Lakes in close proximity. The contemporary home features a large entertainment deck with pizza oven, BBQ and outdoor dining, overlooking a peaceful dam and rolling pastures. An outdoor heated spa provides year round relaxation and fun for young and old. Consisting of four bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home will comfortably accommodate 10 guests. The main bedroom features a king coil queen bed, with a...Country House Retreat is a unique country homestead set on 50 acres of countryside just minutes from Lakes Entrance and Metung, but a world away from the holiday crowds. You will be swept away by the experience this secluded country home offers –set up for couples, families and friends to enjoy country living with coastal beaches, tourist villages and the magnificent Gippsland Lakes in close proximity. The contemporary home features a large entertainment deck with pizza oven, BBQ and outdoor dining, overlooking a peaceful dam and rolling pastures. An outdoor heated spa provides year round relaxation and fun for young and old. Consisting of four bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home will comfortably accommodate 10 guests. The main bedroom features a king coil queen bed, with a sublime ensuite offering views of the native bushland behind the property, plus walk in robe. Two bedrooms feature trilogy bunks (double bed with single up top), with the fourth bedroom offering a king coil king size bed or the option of two single beds. The kitchen is stocked to feel like a home away from home. Slow cook, stir fry or sizzle your way to a fabulous meal with cooktop, oven and microwave. Plenty of plastic ware for the little people in your lives and dining outdoors, plus salt and pepper, cooking spray, foil, cling wrap supplied for your convenience. If you’re not on duty keep the chef company in the open plan kitchen/dining area as you admire views of the country side from each window. Coffee pod machine and arrival tea/coffee amenities are also provided. In the cooler months enjoy a cosy log fire (with all wood provided), or just switch on the split system for instant warmth and comfort. Stretch out on the plush leather sofa for some screen time in front of the 55 inch HD TV, or plug your favourite tunes into the portable speaker and dance like no-one’s watching (did we mention the privacy and seclusion?). Deluxe hotel quality linen and towels are provided for each guest. For stays exceeding 7 nights’ fresh linen and towels are provided on a complimentary basis. Laundry features LG washing machine plus all the things you’ll need to keep your house in order after a day at the beach! Pets that are clean and flea free are most welcome and permitted indoors on non carpeted areas. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Guests and their visitors must not create noise which is offensive to occupiers of neighbouring properties especially between the hours of 10 pm-8 am. Parties are not permitted. Any gathering, celebration or entertainment permitted must not conflict with residential amenity and must comply with all other house rules. No glassware is permitted in the spa area. Smoking is not permitted inside the Property. Please use ash tray provided outside and dispose of cigarette butts in rubbish bin.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Kim K
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
Interaction with guests
Our farm is adjacent to Country House Retreat, so as hosts we are close by and on hand if there is anything you need throughout your stay. If you're traveling with children we are happy to bring our farm animals over for a visit (goats, sheep and cows). They may even be grazing in the front paddock during your stay!
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Reviewed 13 April 2022 via mobile

I had my siblings come away to celebrate my birthday. There was 8 adults and we found the house very spacious . You wanted for nothing especially in the kitchen. The beds were very comfortable, and the extra towels for the spa come in handy....More

Date of stay: April 2022
Thank ChristineB6371
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Thanks so much for leaving a review Christine. It was our pleasure to host your extended family for your birthday celebrations, and I'm so pleased you had everything you needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay. We hope to see you for your 70th, if...More

Reviewed 10 October 2021

We relocated from Melbourne to live in East Gippsland during Lock down. This was not a first stay and decided to re book The Country House. Our plan was to have our Adult Children and Partner join before heading off to a 3 month break...More

Date of stay: August 2021
Thank Paul S
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Thanks so much for this amazing review Paul! As they say, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times, but we got through it together! We were so lucky to have you guys as our extended guests, and really appreciated your...More

Reviewed 30 September 2021

Our family have been looking forward to this stay for 12 months and it was everything we hoped for and more. Secluded property with everything you need, and love that it is pet friendly. Look forward to getting back again one day!More

Date of stay: September 2021
Thank 964vikkip
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Thanks so much for your beautiful words Vikki. I'm so pleased your stay at Country House Retreat was everything you hoped for and more. We've certainly seen increased demand for pet friendly accommodation since Covid, and are so happy to be able to offer this...More

Reviewed 22 July 2021

This was the perfect place for us to have a three generation gathering. The halfway mark for three different families coming from very different directions. We had the most beautiful weather and there was so much to do in this stunning part of East Gippsland....More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank ogdenlee
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Thank you so much for this glorious review Lee. It was our pleasure to host your family gathering, and I'm so pleased that everyone felt catered for, whether they were 3 years old, or 70! East Gippsland is quietly famous for its mild winter weather,...More

Reviewed 9 March 2021

Lovely stay at this guesthouse, we came for Michelle's birthday celebrations just up the road at Franks house & this was the ideal 'escape' from the madness. The house is warm, cosy and comfortable with lots to do (if we'd had time!). We did use...More

Date of stay: March 2021
Thank KevinA1439
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Thanks so much for reviewing us Kevin. I'm so pleased you were able to enjoy some of the features of Country House, in amongst the 50th birthday celebrations! It seems like a good excuse to come back again for a pizza fiesta on the deck...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2021

Third year we've stayed at this property and will book again. Lovely peaceful setting, easy access for our parents and lots of exploring for the great grandchildren. House is very welcoming, lovely linen and towels, great outdoor area with spa, pizza oven and outdoor fire....More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank Ali T
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Thanks so much leaving a review Ali! We're so thrilled your family have found a happy place to come together and connect over a long weekend, as part of an annual visit to the Gippsland Lakes region. We look forward to welcoming you for many...More

Reviewed 25 February 2021

We thoroughly enjoyed our few days in this idyllic setting. The house is perfectly suited to all groups, large or small, and you could easily stay for an extended break - as every comfort and convenience is provided. Quite simply - you could not want...More

Date of stay: February 2021
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KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2022

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It's wonderful to read "you could not want for more" from our guests! Whilst we're always looking for ways to improve the guest experience, it's reassuring to know that what's already in place is so well received...More

Reviewed 13 February 2021

Recently stayed at the homestead for an extended family holiday. It proved to be the perfect getaway - large enough to accommodate seven adults and an infant, wheelchair accessible, very clean, and lots of fun with the wood fire pizza oven, hot tub and visiting...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank Alison M
KimK4065, VR Owner at Country House Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2021

Thank you so much for sharing your experience of Country House Retreat Alison. We are so pleased your family group could come together and enjoy our accessible homestead, and the amenities designed to ensure your stay is relaxing and fun! Hopefully we can host you...More

Reviewed 12 February 2021

Wonderful location close to Metung hotel and shops and restaurants, clubs and shops at the Lakes. The cottage had all, we wanted for nothing. It was a great getaway for 4 ladies. The hot tub was amazing. Kim and Steve made sure we had everything...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank kirrilyp2015
Reviewed 26 January 2021

Will I ever be able to find a treasure like this again? Myself and 8 girlfriends have just returned from the most fabulous stay at Country House Retreat to celebrate my 60th birthday, and we could not fault it. Our hosts Kim and Steve have...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank Tracey J
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Garage
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
East Gippsland is renowned for its beautiful coastal and acquatic landscapes, native wildlife and amazing nature based experiences on offer. Access to the Gippsland Lakes is just 5 minutes drive from our property, where the full array of water based activities can be enjoyed - swimming, fishing, kayaking and boating. Our private jetty is also available for guests who wish to bring a boat. The famous 90 mile beach is just 15 minutes drive. Local farmers markets on every weekend allow the opportunity to purchase fantastic local produce from our region. It's less than an hours' drive to visit the incredible naturally formed underground caves at the Buchan Caves Reserve, a must see for your visit to East Gippsland.
Getting around
Your own car is the best way to take advantage of our region, which is the largest in Victoria and offers some amazing sightseeing, scenic drives and beautiful coastline. If you're coming by public transport then the nearest train station is Bairnsdale. Car hire is limited in our region but taxi services are available. There are a number of private charter companies also operating if you're traveling as a small group.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Country House Retreat

Country House Retreat is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

Country House Retreat has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Country House Retreat has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Country House Retreat must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.